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Student funding opportunities

As a graduate student at McGill, there is a strong possibility that you qualify for external funding. These grants not only bolster your academic reputation, but can help support you financially while you continue your studies. In this section you'll find details about each of these opportunities, including whether or not you're eligible and how to apply if you are. McGill also offers a series of information sessions and workshops on applications to external agencies.

Which award is right for me?

funding eligibility chart

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* The Government of Canada provides a description of the types of research these fields include.
** by nomination only

In addition to the options listed above, International students may also be eligible for Differential fee waivers.

 

Provincial Agency Awards

Students interested in these awards must apply directly to the agencies.

Consult the following agency websites:

FRQNT http://www.frqnt.gouv.qc.ca/bourses/

FRQSC http://www.frqsc.gouv.qc.ca/fr/bourses/candidat.php

FRSQ http://www.frsq.gouv.qc.ca/en/financement/programmes/programmes_2012_2013.shtml